To celebrate the Heritage Month of Medellin (the second-largest city in Colombia), five sculptures of famous personalities located in the town centre of Medellin have been given a Steampunk makeover. Which one is your favourite, then? Francisco Javier Cisneros Correa en la Estación del Ferrocarril de Antioquia – aka the dude with wings – is […]
Bethesda Softworks and Arkane Studios are working on Dishonored 2, their steampunk first-person action stealth game and follow-up to Dishonored, slated for a Spring 2016 release on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. It’s kind of like being in a Stephen Hunt novel, but with a lot more hands-on slaughter! In Dishonored 2 the […]
There’s a new animated movie coming soon called ‘A Rigged World’ – think Stephen Hunt’s The Court of the Air meets Herge’s Tintin. The makers of the great film Persepolis, Je Suis Bien Content, are producing this steampunk puppy with the help of STUDIOCANAL. Scientists are being kidnapped at the end of the 19th century to deny Earth […]
Eric Brown is a prolific British novelist, most of whose books fall firmly within the category of Science Fiction. He does, however, write in genres other than SF, having recently had a couple of crime novels published. It was, nonetheless, still a surprise to find out that his latest book, ‘Jani And The Greater Game’, […]
February 7th 2015 sees Steam Garden 8, the Tokyo Steampunk Festival, arrive at Tokyo’s Laforet Museum Harajuku. You want to see how they do steampunk down Japan-way? Sure you do. Apparently, in Tokyo, a very popular steampunk fashion is the historical “wa-yo-setyuu” style of mixing kimono with western accessories such as hats and boots. You can get see more […]
Yee-haa, because musician Lindsey Stirling is revisiting the Wiki-wiki-wild-wild-West in this music video featuring the mother of all steampunk hoedown throwdowns. Take that, Professor Elemental!
It’s only seven years since The Court of the Air‘s best-selling success pushed steampunk from being a Fan in-joke to a burgeoning literary, cosplay and social movement, but now DC Comics are throwing their weight behind the genre with steampunk covers for large swathes of the New 52 crew. There’s everything from Steampunk Batman to […]
You can use supercomputers for many things, but this has to be one of the coolest – by using their supercomputer to monitor social networks and the internet, Big Blue has been tracking various social trends. And they now realise that steampunk is the ‘new new thing’ on the block. Dr. Trevor Davis of IBM […]